Position Description: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) serves as the campus community mental health center for students. The Department's mission is to support students' emotional and intellectual development, emotional resiliency and personal well-being toward optimizing their ability to thrive in UCLA's diverse learning environment. CAPS clinicians provide clinical, outreach, and mental health promotion services. Clinical services are confidential and available to regularly enrolled students.
Under the supervision of the Director or designee, the Clinical Coordinator provides comprehensive health and mental health services, disability accommodation and student development services to UCLA students, as well as provide consultation services for faculty and staff, and the campus community. Provide services designed to assist students in optimizing their educational experience, minimizing the impact of illness, injury and emotional distress on students' academic careers by coordinating mental health care through a network of campus and community resources.
Maintain knowledge of community referrals and assure that referred clients are monitored for continuity of care.
Provide crisis intervention and response, support other CAPS clinicians in crisis management, case management, and facilitating hospitalizations.
Ensure that students initiating contact with CAPS through the 24-hour access telephone line receive appropriate follow-up. Assume responsibility for documentation and document management for clinical services provided.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.